MWH 16 3 The Holocaust

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					The Holocaust
             1. Who?
Who are the victims of the
 Holocaust?
• Non Aryan people / mostly Jews
Who were the members of the
 “master race”?
• Aryans (a non-Jewish
  Caucasian, esp. of Nordic
  stock.)
            2. What?
What are the Nuremburg laws?
• German Laws depriving Jews of
  their rights
What happened on the night of
 Nov. 9, 1938?
• Kristallnacht
What was Hitler’s “final solution”?
• Planned killing of entire groups
  of non-Aryans
           3. Where?
Where did German Jews try to
 migrate to find safety from Nazi
 terror?
• France, Britain, & U.S.
Where were Jews forced to live in
 German-controlled cities?
• Ghettos – segregated Jewish
  districts
Where were the concentration
 camps?
• Germany & Poland
              4. Why?
Why did Hitler believe that Jews &
 other “subhumans” had to be
 exterminated?
• To protect Aryan “purity”
Why did the Germans build
 extermination camps?
• To eliminate large numbers of
  people
• Used gas (zyklon B), shootings,
  beatings, experiments, etc.
           5. When?
When did the final stage of the
 “final solution” take place?
• Early 1942
           6. How?
How did non-Jewish people try to
 save Jews from the horrors of
 Nazism?
• By hiding them or helping them
  to escape
How many Jews died in the
 Holocaust?
• Approx: 6,000,000

				
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